WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumarella echinata Cairns, 2011

574239  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:574239)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Cairns, S.D., 2011. A revision of the Primnoidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 634., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.634 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Aleutian Islands  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Aleutian Islands [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Named echinatus (Latin for spiny) because not...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Named echinatus (Latin for spiny) because not only are the marginal scales spinose, but the marginal spines also bear smaller spines. [details]
van Ofwegen, L. (2011). Plumarella echinata. In: Cordeiro, R. (2017). World List of Octocorallia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=574239 on 2017-12-15

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2011-06-17 14:12:48Z
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original description Cairns, S.D., 2011. A revision of the Primnoidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 634., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.634 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Named echinatus (Latin for spiny) because not only are the marginal scales spinose, but the marginal spines also bear smaller spines. [details]